Tag Archives: 9/11

Dave Zirin :
SPORT | Pat Tillman, the Boston Marathon, and a Tale of Two Anniversaries

Two upcoming sports anniversaries contain elements of tragedy, honor, and courage. But one won’t get much attention. By Dave Zirin | The Rag Blog | April 15, 2014 Two wrenching anniversaries loom in the world of sports. Both are in … finish reading Dave Zirin :
SPORT | Pat Tillman, the Boston Marathon, and a Tale of Two Anniversaries

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Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Nagasaki and Responding to Calamity

Shinto Shrine in Atomic Ruins, Nagasaki, Japan 1945. Public domain / National Archives / Flickr.Responding to calamity andwhat it says about our character The people of Nagasaki dedicated their city to promoting international peace and brotherhood. By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver … finish reading Thomas McKelvey Cleaver : Nagasaki and Responding to Calamity

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Robert Jensen : 9/11 and Imperial Delusions

Graphic from SodaHead.Imperial delusions:Ignoring the lessons of 9/11 Being right means nothing if we failed to create a more just foreign policy conducted by a more humble nation. By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / September 13, 2011 Ten … finish reading Robert Jensen : 9/11 and Imperial Delusions

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Lamar W. Hankins : What 9/11 Has Taught Us About Our Country

Image from Truth and Shadows.What we have (and haven’t)learned about America since 9/11 By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / September 13, 2011 The horrific attack on the United States on 9/11/01 brought out America’s essential character traits … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : What 9/11 Has Taught Us About Our Country

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Tom Hayden : 9/11 Blind

Illustration by Don Button / Newsreview.com9/11 blind We’re 10 years past the twin towers attack and still fighting wars in its name. When will we open our eyes? By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / September 11, 2011 The … finish reading Tom Hayden : 9/11 Blind

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Mike Davis : The Embers of September

Embers. Image from Wikimedia Commons.The Embers of September By Mike Davis / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2011 Ten years ago, Lower Manhattan became the Sarajevo of the War on Terrorism. Although conscience recoils against making an equation between … finish reading Mike Davis : The Embers of September

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Harry Tarq : 9/11’s in U.S. and Chile 28 Years Apart

After 9/11: The War-on-Terror Machine. Political cartoon by David Baldinger / dbaldinger.com.U.S. and Chile:Two 9/11’s have similar impact In both countries the 9/11 event was followed by violence, threats to democracy, and economic shifts from the vast majority of the … finish reading Harry Tarq : 9/11’s in U.S. and Chile 28 Years Apart

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Tom Hayden : On Bin Laden and Searching for Monsters

Seeking monsters to destroy. Image from Slog.Searching for monsters:Bin Laden is dead, but willthe ‘Long War’ on terror live on? By Tom Hayden / The Rag Blog / May 3, 2011 John Quincy Adams long ago urged that American foreign … finish reading Tom Hayden : On Bin Laden and Searching for Monsters

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Margarita Alarcón : Cubana Flight 455 Was Cuba’s 9/11

73 black flags mark Cuban remembrance of the Oct. 6, 1976 terrorist bombing of Cubana Flight 455. Photo from picasa. Cuba marked the thirty-fourth anniversary of the bombing of Cubana Flight 455 on Wednesday with a call for the U.S. … finish reading Margarita Alarcón : Cubana Flight 455 Was Cuba’s 9/11

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Marc Estrin : Unholy Ground

UNHOLY GROUND By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / September 11, 2010 Here it is 9/11 again, and the world is all caught up in a debate on whether our “attackers” are being “insensitive” in demanding a presence at … finish reading Marc Estrin : Unholy Ground

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Five Steps to Burning Books

“On Sunday evening, members of the Harvest Assembly of God Church in Penn Township sing songs as they burn books, videos and CDs that they have judged offensive to their God,” Butler Eagle, March 26, 2001. Photo from American Library … finish reading Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Five Steps to Burning Books

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Life During Wartime : Calculus of Risk

Political cartoon by Joshua Brown / Historians Against the War / The Rag BlogThe Rag Blog

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